Trends Report

Security And Risk Professionals: Must-Read Research In An Economic Downturn

October 30th, 2008
With contributors:
Khalid Kark , Allison Viglianti


As the global economy stands on the brink of a complete meltdown, the role of the security and risk management professional is never going to be more important than it is right now. With so many unknown hurdles still ahead, it's up to you to help navigate your company through uncertain times. What five things do you need to do now? 1) Prioritize your projects and fight for your budget; 2) properly secure all your information and infrastructure assets; 3) put governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) projects on your CEO's priority list; 4) make sure your business is resilient and can respond to any disruption; and 5) share your security and risk perspective within and beyond your organization.

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Khalid Kark
and Allison Viglianti